Entries by Stacey Petersen

Fall Fund Drive 2021

A gift to SPEF will benefit students at all five South Pasadena public schools. SPEF’s annual fall fund drive, happening again this year, is a convenient way for you to help all students in the school district. In October, every family in the district will receive a fundraising phone call, unless you have already given, and […]

Teacher Direct Grants 2021-2022

The Teacher Direct Grant application process is open for the 2021-2022 school year. The South Pasadena Educational Foundation offers the Teacher Direct Grant Program to encourage the enhancement and enrichment of educational activities in order to develop and cultivate student achievement. These grants are offered to help fund activities that are innovative and have a […]

CYRM Program

California Young Reader Medal   Over the fall, our Teacher Direct Grants committee awarded each of our three elementary librarians a grant to run their schools’ annual California Young Reader Medal program. The librarians are working with teachers to read each class. Students eventually will vote on their favorite book. The California Young Reader Medal program, established in […]

Summer Enrichment Programs

SPEF Summer Enrichment Programs registration will be open for enrollment on February 24, 2021.  South Pasadena students can enjoy a robust assortment of enrichment opportunities that supplement the school year. As State budgets shrink and school districts must make difficult decisions to stop offering enrichment programs, SPEF helps support educational excellence with programs in visual […]

2020-2021 SPEF Board Applications

20-21 Board App Cover Letter Board Application 20-21_Fillable A Little About SPEF SPEF Board applications are open for the 2020-2021 school year. If you want to make a positive impact on all five schools in South Pasadena then this is where you belong! SPEF provides the funds to enable the district to offer educational enrichment […]

Food For Thought – September 24

ONE DAY, ONE CAUSE, ONE COMMUNITY It is less than a week away so you should be planning out your entire day now! 19 of our local restaurants have agreed to donate 10% of their proceeds for the day back to SPEF. This money will go towards supporting the educational excellence in our South Pasadena […]